Thakur challenged the Kashmir’s accession to India. He strongely opposed the Indra-Abdullah accord in 1975.
He ventured into the political field in early 1970s as a student leader in the University of Kashmir where he later became a lecturer in the Department of Physics.
He began rallying Kashmiri youth and students and founded ‘Jammu Kashmir Students Islamic Organisation’ in 1974 and continued to be its patron till 1977. The organization later merged with another organisation to form the Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba, which he headed from 1977 to 1981.
He was also the president of Kashmir University Students Union and later also headed the Kashmir University Research Scholars’ Association.
Thakur challenged Kashmir’s accession to India. He strongly opposed the accord between Sheikh Abdullah and Indira Gandhi in 1975. He traveled extensively and mobilized public…
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